Punit became CEO of Deloitte Global in June 2015. He was re-elected in 2019. Deloitte operates in 150 countries, with more than 300,000 professionals and 2019 revenues of $46.2 billion. Punit is also a member of the Deloitte Global Board of Directors.
As Deloitte Global CEO, Punit set in motion a global strategy to achieve undisputed leadership in professional services. In his first term, he led collaborative strategic efforts that resulted in more consistent experiences for Deloitte’s clients, professionals, and communities. Under Punit’s leadership Deloitte launched WorldClass—a global effort to prepare 50 million futures for a world of opportunity—based on the belief that when society thrives, business thrives.
Prior to his current role, Punit served as the chairman of Deloitte LLP (US member firm) from 2011–2015. As chairman, Punit led the board in providing governance and oversight on priority matters such as firm strategy, operations, risk mitigation, and talent development.
In 2020, Punit was awarded the Oregon History Makers Medal by the Oregon Historical Society in recognition of his visionary business leadership. Outside of Deloitte, he is a member of The Business Roundtable, The International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, and serves as the member of several not for profit boards including the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum (vice chairman). Previously, he served as the chair of the United Way Worldwide.
Punit was born and raised in India. He moved to the United States on a Rotary Foundation scholarship to attend Willamette University, where he earned a master’s degree in management; he has previously served on the Willamette University board of trustees. He is married and has a son.